The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England / North West
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 45 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11  
Permanent jobs citing XML 318 291 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.98% 5.24% 6.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.13% 13.37% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 244 244 330
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2858 2177 2544
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.80% 39.20% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 1887 2127
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing XML as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 205 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Cheshire -13 69 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Merseyside +1 31 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Lancashire -3 12 £40,000 +3.22% 5
XML
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 278 (51.29%) Web Services
2 266 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (47.23%) SQL
4 250 (46.13%) HTML
5 237 (43.73%) C#
6 235 (43.36%) .NET
7 232 (42.80%) JavaScript
8 207 (38.19%) Java
9 205 (37.82%) CSS
10 193 (35.61%) SQL Server
11 168 (31.00%) jQuery
12 166 (30.63%) JSON
13 160 (29.52%) OO
14 153 (28.23%) ASP.NET
15 152 (28.04%) MVC
16 146 (26.94%) SOAP
17 136 (25.09%) WCF
18 134 (24.72%) Microsoft
19 112 (20.66%) Windows
20 111 (20.48%) Finance
21 109 (20.11%) Software Engineering
22 108 (19.93%) XSLT
23 106 (19.56%) Web Development
24 101 (18.63%) Scrum
25 94 (17.34%) Oracle
25 94 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
26 91 (16.79%) .NET Framework
27 90 (16.61%) Unit Testing
28 89 (16.42%) TDD
29 82 (15.13%) Visual Studio

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (5.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (3.51%) Apache
3 18 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (3.32%) CMS
4 16 (2.95%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.58%) NServiceBus
5 14 (2.58%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (2.21%) IIS
6 12 (2.21%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.03%) EPiServer
7 11 (2.03%) nginx
8 9 (1.66%) JBoss
9 7 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.11%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.92%) Confluence
11 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.74%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.37%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.66%) Magento
3 4 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.37%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.18%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.92%) SaaS
3 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (0.74%) Office 365
4 3 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (0.55%) iPaaS
5 2 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 77 (14.21%) HTTP
2 51 (9.41%) FTP
3 20 (3.69%) SSL
4 18 (3.32%) HTTPS
5 16 (2.95%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.58%) Ethernet
6 14 (2.58%) RS-232
7 7 (1.29%) Internet
7 7 (1.29%) LAN
7 7 (1.29%) WAN
8 6 (1.11%) DNS
9 4 (0.74%) DHCP
9 4 (0.74%) SAN
9 4 (0.74%) VLAN
10 3 (0.55%) IMAP
10 3 (0.55%) LDAP
10 3 (0.55%) SMTP
10 3 (0.55%) SS7
10 3 (0.55%) Wireless
11 2 (0.37%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (35.61%) SQL Server
2 69 (12.73%) MySQL
3 48 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (7.56%) Relational Database
5 29 (5.35%) RDBMS
6 28 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (4.98%) Oracle Reports
8 25 (4.61%) NoSQL
9 21 (3.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (3.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 18 (3.32%) Big Data
11 18 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (2.95%) MongoDB
13 16 (2.95%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (2.77%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 82 (15.13%) Visual Studio
2 69 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 69 (12.73%) NUnit
3 54 (9.96%) Subversion
4 47 (8.67%) MSTest
4 47 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (7.20%) Selenium
6 35 (6.46%) JIRA
7 33 (6.09%) Eclipse
8 32 (5.90%) Jenkins
9 30 (5.54%) JUnit
10 22 (4.06%) SonarQube
11 21 (3.87%) Ant
12 15 (2.77%) Maven
13 14 (2.58%) FxCop
13 14 (2.58%) Microsoft Blend
13 14 (2.58%) MSI
13 14 (2.58%) NuGet
13 14 (2.58%) StyleCop
13 14 (2.58%) WiX
General
1 111 (20.48%) Finance
2 32 (5.90%) Banking
3 30 (5.54%) Marketing
3 30 (5.54%) Retail
4 21 (3.87%) Law
5 19 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.03%) Games
7 8 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.92%) Advertising
8 5 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.74%) Automotive
9 4 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.55%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) French Language
10 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 324 (59.78%) Developer
2 106 (19.56%) .NET Developer
3 87 (16.05%) Java Developer
4 74 (13.65%) C# Developer
5 71 (13.10%) Senior Developer
6 66 (12.18%) Software Engineer
7 60 (11.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 53 (9.78%) Analyst
9 43 (7.93%) ASP.NET Developer
10 42 (7.75%) Software Developer
11 33 (6.09%) C# Software Engineer
12 30 (5.54%) PHP Developer
13 28 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (4.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (4.61%) .NET Software Engineer
16 21 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 21 (3.87%) Senior Software Engineer
17 18 (3.32%) Web Developer
18 17 (3.14%) Administrator
18 17 (3.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (51.29%) Web Services
2 250 (46.13%) HTML
3 235 (43.36%) .NET
4 205 (37.82%) CSS
5 168 (31.00%) jQuery
6 166 (30.63%) JSON
7 153 (28.23%) ASP.NET
8 146 (26.94%) SOAP
9 136 (25.09%) WCF
10 108 (19.93%) XSLT
11 91 (16.79%) .NET Framework
12 81 (14.94%) RESTful
13 78 (14.39%) HTML5
14 75 (13.84%) Ajax
15 71 (13.10%) AngularJS
16 63 (11.62%) REST
17 61 (11.25%) Spring
17 61 (11.25%) WPF
18 59 (10.89%) Hibernate
19 55 (10.15%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.18%) iPad
2 32 (5.90%) N-Tier
3 28 (5.17%) User Experience
4 26 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (4.43%) Mobile App
7 21 (3.87%) Data Structures
8 18 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (2.58%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 14 (2.58%) Internet of Things
11 13 (2.40%) Management Information System
12 11 (2.03%) PMI
13 9 (1.66%) Clustering
13 9 (1.66%) TRADACOMS
14 8 (1.48%) Mainframe
15 6 (1.11%) Blog
16 4 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
16 4 (0.74%) Replication
16 4 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 112 (20.66%) Windows
2 79 (14.58%) Linux
3 26 (4.80%) Mac OS
4 22 (4.06%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.87%) Unix
6 14 (2.58%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 11 (2.03%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.29%) Android
9 7 (1.29%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.11%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.18%) AIX
14 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (29.52%) OO
3 152 (28.04%) MVC
4 109 (20.11%) Software Engineering
5 106 (19.56%) Web Development
6 101 (18.63%) Scrum
7 94 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
8 90 (16.61%) Unit Testing
9 89 (16.42%) TDD
10 81 (14.94%) SDLC
11 71 (13.10%) OOP
12 69 (12.73%) E-Commerce
13 67 (12.36%) Test Automation
14 53 (9.78%) UML
15 52 (9.59%) BDD
16 49 (9.04%) SOA
17 45 (8.30%) Mentoring
18 44 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (7.93%) MVVM
20 41 (7.56%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 256 (47.23%) SQL
2 237 (43.73%) C#
3 232 (42.80%) JavaScript
4 207 (38.19%) Java
5 79 (14.58%) T-SQL
6 59 (10.89%) C++
7 54 (9.96%) PHP
8 48 (8.86%) PL/SQL
9 36 (6.64%) XPath
10 32 (5.90%) VB.NET
11 30 (5.54%) C
12 17 (3.14%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
13 16 (2.95%) Python
14 15 (2.77%) XAML
15 14 (2.58%) XQuery
16 12 (2.21%) Ruby
17 11 (2.03%) Groovy
18 9 (1.66%) ActionScript
18 9 (1.66%) ActionScript 2.0
19 7 (1.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 70 (12.92%) Degree
2 18 (3.32%) SC Cleared
2 18 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.14%) Siebel Certification
4 11 (2.03%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.37%) MCAD
7 2 (0.37%) MCPD
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.18%) APMP
8 1 (0.18%) HND
8 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.24%) QA
2 10 (1.85%) WAI
3 7 (1.29%) SLA
4 3 (0.55%) HL7
5 2 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.37%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.92%) Docker
2 5 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.74%) Varnish
4 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (3.87%) Puppet
2 6 (1.11%) Kibana
3 5 (0.92%) Terraform
4 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.74%) Salt
5 2 (0.37%) Nessus
5 2 (0.37%) Nmap
5 2 (0.37%) Packer
5 2 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 134 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 94 (17.34%) Oracle
3 21 (3.87%) IBM
4 17 (3.14%) Siebel
5 11 (2.03%) SAP
6 10 (1.85%) IBM Sterling
6 10 (1.85%) VMware
7 9 (1.66%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.48%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.74%) Cognos
10 3 (0.55%) Actian
10 3 (0.55%) Chordiant
10 3 (0.55%) hybris
10 3 (0.55%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.55%) Sun
10 3 (0.55%) Teradata
10 3 (0.55%) Twitter
11 2 (0.37%) BroadSoft
11 2 (0.37%) iManage
11 2 (0.37%) LexisNexis
Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Crew
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + package with flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 12 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30k - £40k + 29 days holiday + bene
Posted: 13 days ago